What does an Associate Director, Medical Sciences do?
Medical managers are administrators who plan, coordinate, and oversee the process of providing healthcare services. They are involved in all aspects of the day-to-day operations of a healthcare facility, clinic, or medical department. Their primary responsible is patient care and safety, and creating systems that support that objective. They create and implement strategic plans, manage budgets, and lead and supervise staff. They are accountable for ensuring staff and the facility are in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations.
Medical managers typically have at least a bachelor’s degree in a business or health administration field, although an advanced degree is an asset. They have an extensive background in administrative or healthcare roles, and must be excellent project managers. These positions require familiarity with healthcare laws and regulations.
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Learn how to become an Associate Director, Medical Sciences, what skills and education you need to succeed, and what level of pay to expect at each step on your career path.
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“There is one Head of Department that is by the far the worst manager I've observed in my career.”
“I have yet to have a bad experience here and I am going on 3 years.”
“Big pharma with adequate resources and a bigger platform to grow your career”
“I have worked at other large veterinary organizations and I am happy to say that Ethos is different (in a really good way)!”
“Working independately and great director to work for.”
“Great career opportunity and learning platform.”
“salary could be better but not bad”
“Good colleagues depending on your department”
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Frequently asked questions about the role and responsibilities of an associate director of medical science
When working as an associate director of medical science, the most common skills you will need to perform your job and for career success are PharmD, Team Leadership, Writing, MD PhD and Interpersonal and Communication.
- Administrative Assistant
- Physician Advisor
The most common qualifications to become an associate director of medical science is a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree and an average of 0 - 1 of experience not including years spent in education and/or training.